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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Brunswick, ME
+1 207-725-3275
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Summer Exhibit of "Why Draw"

This exhibit just opened and is lovely. It includes drawings by Winslow Homer, John Singer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York
An interesting way to spend a rainy day

Upon arrival our first impression was of a welcoming staff. The exhibits were what we expected of a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter C
West Newbury, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This exhibit just opened and is lovely. It includes drawings by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Andrew Wyeth and countless others. Admission is free.

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival our first impression was of a welcoming staff. The exhibits were what we expected of a smaller museum. Having travelled extensively and visited collections of all types .I was caught a bit off guard when while viewing the Egyptian stone carvings. I had...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Had some time to kill before the college tour. Great museum. Friendly person at the gift shop and good variety of exhibits. Like the space too.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Since you don't want windows! We were drawn to it by the interesting glass entrance above ground. A very impressive and interesting collection, especially if you consider that most (if not all) are donations by grateful alumni. Of note, a set of pictures by Japanese...More

2  Thank eli37
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I go often and enjoy the rotation of exhibits - not a large museum so you can manage it in an hour or two depending on your interest.

2  Thank Peyt36
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Some interesting artwork; however, the day we were there, the Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth paintings were not available. We were a bit disappointed since we drove out of our way to see them. Will try again in the future when in the area.

1  Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a rainy afternoon perusing the small but excellent collection. The Robert Frank exhibition was a delight.

Thank ChrisGander
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent rainy day activity. Beautiful building with small but well displayed selection of art. Had good temporary exhibition of Robert Frank photographs. Gift shop is great.

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The exhibit that we saw was tilted "It's a Portrait if I say so". It was a collection of portraits, some abstract, that was interesting to see. They also have a lot of other art (some really nice paintings and sculptures) in their permanent collection.

Thank John M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is great exhibit space--not too large, but well organized with a nice collection of antiquities well displayed as well as a good selection of classical art. There is also a space for rotating contemporary exhibits. Excellent exhibit of paintings by and sketches for the...More

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